Zara Nasir (she/they) is a New York City-based community and political organizer, serving as the executive director of The People’s Plan NYC, a collective vision for a City that provides dignity, care and justice for all New Yorkers – and an engine that fights for that vision. The coalition uses grassroots advocacy as our primary strategy to build political power for poor and working class New Yorkers, especially around the city budget. Previously, Zara served as deputy director of organizing and policy at the New York City Anti-Violence Project and director of the New York City Council Progressive Caucus, and is one of the founders of the Association of Legislative Employees, a union representing more than 400 New York City Council staffers.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2023